Amanda Holden's 'vulgar' Britain's Got Talent dress provokes OfCom complaints

·Yahoo Style UK deputy editor
Amanda Holden wore a revealing gown for last night's episode of 'Britain's Got Talent'. [Photo: Getty]
Amanda Holden wore a revealing gown for last night's episode of 'Britain's Got Talent'. [Photo: Getty]

Amanda Holden has faced fresh criticism – and OfCom complaints – for her ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ wardrobe.

The 48-year-old presenter, together with co-presenter Alesha Dixon, infamously garnered more than 200 complaints from OfCom for her outfits during 2017’s season – most notably her so-called “stripper” look for the semi-final.

Her latest on-screen outfit, a gown created by Lebanese fashion designer Nicolas Jebran and worn during last night’s show, has provoked a fresh round of complaints.

The dress featured a spiderweb design on the chest, as well as sheer panelling that exposed parts of the judge’s chest, torso and bottom.

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OfCom has received nine complaints overnight regarding the outfit, the official broadcasting regulatory authority has confirmed to Yahoo UK.

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The complaints centre around the “revealing” nature of Holden’s gown on last night’s show, a representative confirmed.

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More complaints have been made on Twitter, with viewers voicing their disapproval over the so-called “vulgar” dress, and the fact that it was worn on a show aimed at all ages.

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ aired last night at 19:30 – an hour and a half before the 21:00 watershed in the UK.

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Some of Holden’s fans have jumped to her defence, calling the gown “stunning” and saying Holden looks “amazing”.

Holden’s celebrity friends – everyone from Ruth Langsford to Lisa Snowdon – also praised her look in comments on Instagram.

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Click below for every outfit Amanda Holden’s worn on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ so far this series:

This isn’t the first revealing dress she has worn on this year’s series.

For the semi-final round 2 on Tuesday, she wore a slashed torso gown with a thigh high split.

However, she has not yet addressed today’s backlash on social media.

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